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Hurricane Omar09.01.12Science Highlights

Fresh Water Feeds Hurricanes’ Fury

Understanding factors influencing a cyclone’s path and intensity improves our ability to forecast and mitigate impacts. Read More »

Typical structure of a peeling – ballooning mode in the DIII-D tokamak, calculated by the MHD stability code ELITE.09.01.12Science Highlights

New Theoretical Model of the Complex Edge Region of Fusion Plasmas Proves Accurate

New research advances in the modeling of the critical “pedestal” region of tokamak plasmas. Read More »

Illustration of molecular and genetic interactions visualized by Cytoscape demonstrating the complexity of mapping biochemical reactions.09.01.12Science Highlights

Roadmaps for All Atoms in Biochemical Reactions

How atoms move in biochemical reactions - a fast and accurate method to model all the atoms. Read More »

SLAC Director Persis Drell speaks during a special dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club on Friday. Also during the dinner, Barry C. Barish, past president of the American Physical Society and an emeritus physics professor at the California Institute of Technology, presented a plaque, pictured at right, on behalf of APS recognizing SLAC as a historic site for its many groundbreaking discoveries in science. (Photo by Matt Beardsley) 08.29.12From the Labs

That’s a Wrap on the 50th Anniversary of SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryExternal link

Lab celebrates five decades of discovery . . . and looks forward to many more years of outstanding science. Read More »

Simulated structures showing the starting material of carbon-60 “buckyballs” (magenta) and m-xylene solvent (blue) before being compressed.08.27.12Article

Dented Diamonds, Carbon Cages and Exceptional Potential

Office of Science supported researchers develop new material with amazing hardness and exciting possibilities. Read More »

08.27.12Presentations & Testimony

High Energy Physics Advisory Panel Presentation.pdf file (883KB)

High Energy Physics Advisory Panel, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Graphic with rings around orange/yellow glowing circles: abstract. 08.23.12

Innovation, Security and ScienceExternal link

Director Bill Brinkman describes how the Office of Science is working towards greater energy security in an exclusive interview with International Innovation.pdf file (235KB). Read More »

A snapshot of a helical stack of macryocycles generated in the computer simulation. 08.20.12Article

Rich Rewards for Pore Research

Office of Science supported efforts lead to the creation of stable, self-assembling pores. Read More »

08.14.12Presentations & Testimony

Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee Presentation.pdf file (1020KB)

Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

A fluorescent micrograph capturing the presence of bacteria (shown in green) on the surface of an emerging Arabidopsis lateral root (plant nuclei shown in blue). 08.13.12Article

Rooted in Wonder

Joint Genome Institute study reveals amazing world underfoot. Read More »

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